Field notebooks, 1975-1977 : 2-13-76 to 5-11-76

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Creator

Eike, James W.

Abstract

This field book contains field notes on birds taken from 13 February to 11 May 1976. Notes contain lists of various birds spotted in Virginia. Most of the birds listed were observed at Eike's home on 6207 Newman Road, Fairfax or in the surrounding area. Birds observed during a trip to whalebone junction, North Carolina are are also included. Other locations may be included. Notes occasionally include weather and temperature information, quantity, time spotted, and the sex of the birds. Symbol codes on the verso of the cover are as follows: triangle -- bird seen in triangle from kitchen; upside-down T -- hanging feeder; "T" -- standing feeder; "s" – singing; male sign – male; female sign – female; "*" -- first seen; "ad" – adult; check mark with apostrophe above – subsequently seen.

Date Range

1976

Start Date

Feb 13, 1976

End Date

May 11, 1976

Access Information

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Topic

  • Bird watching
  • Bird watchers
  • Birds
  • Ornithology

Place

  • United States
  • Whalebone Junction Information Station
  • Fairfax
  • Virginia
  • North Carolina

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA RU007342

Collection name

James W. Eike papers, 1927, 1950-1983

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 1 Folder 10 Envelope 3